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Education Department Withdraws Recognition of Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

by | June 4, 2021 The Education Department is withdrawing its recognition of the controversial Accrediting Counci Read more

Study Shows Decline in Federal Student Aid Filings from Potential College First-Years in California

by | February 11, 2021
Federal student aid applications from potential college first-year students in California fell [...] Read more

Whistleblower Says Ed Dept Rejected Website That Eased Loan Forgiveness Process

| June 24, 2020
A whistleblower has filed a complaint saying the Department of Education rejected a website tha [...] Read more

Education Department Officially Bars Emergency Pandemic Aid to Undocumented Students

| June 12, 2020
The Department of Education on Thursday formally issued a rule, which was earlier a guidance, b [...] Read more

COVID-19 Impacts FAFSA Completion as Deadlines are Extended

by Pearl Stewart | April 23, 2020
Amid all of the challenges facing college students this year due to COVID-19 related closings a [...] Read more

Education Department Upgrades Website to Better Explain Student Loan Information

by | February 25, 2020
The U.S. Education Department has upgraded its student aid website,, with severa [...] Read more

Improvements to FAFSA Eagerly Anticipated

by Lois Elfman | September 19, 2019
Speaking at the National College Access Network (NCAN) conference earlier this week. Mark A. Br [...] Read more

Mark A. Brown Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Federal Student Aid

by | March 4, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has announced the appointment of Mark A. Brown as chief [...] Read more

Michigan Democrats Propose Free Community College Plan

by Associated Press | May 22, 2018
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s House Democrats want the state to provide full-tuition [...] Read more

More Louisiana Students Applying for Federal College Aid

| July 16, 2017
BATON ROUGE, La.  – A growing number of Louisiana’s high school seniors are applyi [...] Read more

Incoming Federal Student Aid Boss ‘Could Be Great, Could Be Terrible’

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 21, 2017
The private student loan company executive selected to head the Federal Student Aid agency (FSA [...] Read more

DeVos Plans to Name Financial Services Exec as Student Aid Boss

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 20, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday she plans to appoint Dr. Arthur Wayne John [...] Read more

Experts Give Federal Student Aid System a Failing Grade

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 29, 2016
Despite ongoing efforts to make it more efficient, the federal student aid system was lambasted [...] Read more